According to our 7th Tradition, Every OA group ought to be fully self-supporting through its own contributions, neither soliciting nor accepting outside donations. Each group supports each level of OA, with a suggested donation of 30% to the World Service Office, 10% to local Region, and 60% to local Intergroup.

What is your money used for? World Service

World Service Office (WSO) of OA is located in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. WSO provides services to newcomers, prepares and distributes literature, creates Lifeline and hosts conventions and conferences to carry the message.

Region 8

  • Establishes and maintains a Region 8 Speaker/Leader List
  • Provides outreach services to outlying areas of the Region and isolated members in the region.
  • Sponsors and organizes three Region Business Assemblies and Recovery Conventions a year.
  • Provides funding to assist regional representatives attendance at Assemblies.
  • Provides funding assistance for Public Information projects.
  • Works with Intergroups to present Service & Tradition Workshops throughout the region.
  • Exchange ideas on how to carry the OA message
  • Address Intergroup and meeting concerns
  • Provide a format for selection of Trustee nominees
  • Assist in providing unity of groups and organization of Intergroups within Region 8.


Tradition 7

Every OA group ought to be fully self-supporting, declining outside contributions.

Please include your group number on the 2nd address line of your address or on the confirmation page where it asks for
"Special Instructions for the Seller".



Please send Group, Intergroup or personal contributions via check to:

SOAR8 Treasurer
P.O. Box 242522
Little Rock, AR  72223 ... Please include your group number on your check.

Any Questions

If you have any questions, please feel free to email the Region 8 Treasurer at:

For more information about OA's 7th Tradition regarding donations, please read the Seventh Tradition Brochure.


Make A Contribution To OA's World Service